CAGONT 2019 is being hosted by the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics at the University of Guelph on October 25-26. The conference will open with a reception and plenary panel on Friday, October 25. Paper and poster sessions to follow on Saturday, October 26.
Mark your calendars!
We’re letting you know about a great event run by our department to facilitate community, collaboration and learning over lunch. The Brown Bag Speaker Series is a weekly opportunity to meet faculty and professionals in your field and to broaden your geographical knowledge.
Brandon Raco, graduate of our Environmental Governance program, is featured in the University article "U of G Sustainability Leader Receives National Recognition". After obtaining his undergrad degree, Brandon has been working as the Sustainability Manager in the newly established Sustainability Office on campus.
Doctoral candidate Abhi Kantamneni and a few friends have launched a new Guelph based social-enterprise - Royal City Stories - a new video series showcasing compelling stories of Guelph's 'everyday heroes' to inspire belonging and optimism in our community.
Their first season launched yesterday and fellow geographers may particularly like their first episode titled simply '#riverloot'. See https://youtu.be/VEeL-QYKpZo
I guess it was in the cards for Evan Fraser, who won gold at the Serious Play Board Games Competition for his card game, Feeding 9 Billion. Read about Evan's winning hand.
Good news for doctoral candidate Emily Duncan who was presented The Dr. William Winegard Exemplary Volunteer Involvement Award today at the Community Breakfast this morning. Emily was recognized for her volunteering with the Guelph Tool Library. Read about Emily's award. Well done Emily!
Dr. Jennifer Silver was recently interviewed for 'BioScience Talks', the podcast of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. Jen and two co-authors discuss a recent paper that explores rationales for and approaches to integrating governance into quantitative modeling for sustainable fisheries management. Questions focused on the paper itself as well as what it takes to make interdisciplinary collaboration work. You can have a listen here.
Robin Roth and Faisal Moola are leads in the research group that was awarded $5.6 million from SSHRC for a new national conservation partnership based at Guelph. Phil Loring and Even Fraser also received grants for their projects.
Doctoral candidates Abdul Abdulai and Emily Duncan, along with Evan Fraser have published in THE CONVERSATION.
Recent Graduate Roberta Nakoochee has a radio program that has recently been officially syndicated!
Since November, Roberta and her co-presenter Ashwin Freyne have been airing on 92.5 FM, CJUC in Whitehorse. But beginning on June 25th, you can catch them at 11 am on Tuesday mornings on CFET in Tagish, CJCC in Carcross, CJHJ in Haines Junction, CHTR in Atlin, and CHUG in Inuvik!